Clarendon briefs: Friday, Oct. 9, 2020


EPRM Manning Chapter of the DAR meeting will be held Oct. 27

MANNING - The Elizabeth Peyre Richardson Manning Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invite you to become a part of the organization. The next meeting will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Breedin Room, 312 Pine St.

For more information, contact Rosemary at (803) 505-2651 or MaryAnne at (803) 481-7573.

Junior Chamber hosting Clarendon Cup Oct. 24

MANNING - The Junior Chamber of the Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first Clarendon Cup golf tournament on Oct. 24 at Shannon Greens Golf Club, 1435 Davenport Drive.

The 4-man Captain's Choice tournament offers cash for first-, second- and third-place finishes.

The entry fee of $75 per man or $300 per team includes a round of golf, tee gift, football watch party, Beaufort stew and beverages. The field is limited to 24 teams, and each team must have a combined handicap of 30.

To enter the field or for more information, call Nelson Gibbons at (803) 460-7799 or J. T. Duke at (803) 460-2391.

All proceeds from the Clarendon Cup will be donated back into the Clarendon County community.

Storytime at the library is on each Wednesday

MANNING - The Harvin Clarendon County Library, 215 N. Brooks St., will host Storytime at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday on Facebook live.

For more information, please call the library at (803) 435-8633.

The library is also open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. WiFi is also available in the library's parking lot between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Bring your e-waste to Clarendon County recycling event Oct. 17

MANNING - Clarendon County will host a Recycle Your E-Waste event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Clarendon County Administration Building, 411 Sunset Drive. This event is for Clarendon County residents only. No business waste will be accepted.

Accepted items include televisions with screens intact, monitors, video display devices, intact computers, CPUs, keyboards, mice, printers, CD/DVD players, game consoles, small handheld electronics, cellphones, stereo tuners, radios, microwaves and vacuum cleaners.

Items not accepted include refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers, mercury-containing devices (thermometers, fire alarms), hazardous waste chemicals, light bulbs, florescent tubes and biowaste.

Shred-with-Us will be on site to shred documents free of charge; however, please do not bring plastic or newspapers for shredding.

Annual Francis Marion Symposium dates set

MANNING - The 18th-annual Francis Marion Symposium will be held Oct. 23-24 at the F.E. DuBose Campus of Central Carolina Technical College, 3351 Sumter Highway.

The symposium explores the Revolutionary War in the South and the life, campaigns and battles fought by Gen. Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox.

For more information on the event, please call (803) 478-2645 or log onto

Businesses can join Clarendon County Chamber campaign

MANNING - The Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce is promoting businesses throughout the county through its "Going Green for Prosperity and Growth" campaign. To be a part of the campaign, contact the Chamber at (803) 435-4405 or email, and a Chamber staff or board member will drop off a sign to display in the window of your business and a green bow. A photo will be taken of you with your sign and posted on social media.

Get locally grown produce, plants at Manning Farmers Market on Saturdays

MANNING - The Manning Farmers Market at the corner of West Boyce and North Church streets is open from 8 a.m. until noon each Saturday. For more information, please call Carrie Trebil at (803) 435-8477. Locally grown vegetables, fruit and plants are usually available.